Mercaptopurine and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with mercaptopurine.
Moderate Food Interaction
You may experience reduced absorption of mercaptopurine in the presence of food. Take mercaptopurine on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication.
Mercaptopurine drug interactions
There are 250 drug interactions with mercaptopurine.
Mercaptopurine disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with mercaptopurine which include:
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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